Are you interested in a career in the foreign service? Or international business? Or simply want to have an international career one day? Join us at Democracy Brewing for to meet like-minded professionals who have managed to make their careers international!
Opening remarks will be made by New England Diplomat in Residence, Philip Beekman and Honorary Consul to Georgia, Jarred Guthrie.
Philip Beekman: Philip Beekman currently serves as the New England Diplomat in Residence. He has been a member of the Foreign Service for fourteen years and has served in public diplomacy, political, and consular positions overseas in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia (twice), and Trinidad and Tobago. In Washington, DC, Mr. Beekman was a Watch Officer and Senior Watch Officer at the State Department's Operations Center and a Special Assistant for the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. Before joining the Foreign Service, Mr. Beekman worked as a researcher at the Partnership for Public Service in Washington, DC and as a government affairs consultant in Michigan. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in International Relations and earned a Masters in Public Administration from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.
Jarred Guthrie: Jarred Guthrie currently serves as the Honorary Consul to Georgia. Mr. Guthrie also is currently the Global Category Manager for the Western Hemisphere at Shell and Managing Partner at Commonwealth Frontier Advisors. He is a highly decorated US Army veteran with multiple command roles and combat deployments, and was US Army’s liaison to the Department of Commerce for fuel in Northern Iraq. Mr. Guthrie is an Executive Committee Member of the World Trade Center Energy Committee, a member of the Boards of Directors of WorldBoston, the Fuel Relief Fund, the Society of Petroleum Engineers, The YOT Club, as well as a former Board Observer for iBERIABANK. He is also a member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Tbilisi, Georgia. Mr. Guthrie is the recipient of the Order of the Eagle of Georgia in recognition for his numerous philanthropic efforts throughout that country.
Guests will be provided with two complementary beverages and lite appetizers. Space is limited so be sure to register early!
This event is 21+.